The Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has announced the ZenPad Z8 and from the specifications, this one seems to be a good one as it includes better specifications.
Now, let us take a look at how this Asus tab is different from the bestselling Xiaomi Mi Pad that is available at a price of Rs 12,999 in India. Notably, the Asus ZenPad Z8 is priced at $249.99 (approx. Rs 17,000).
Check out how the Asus ZenPad Z8 and Xiaomi Mi Pad are similar and different from below to know more about these tablets.
Display seems to be similar
Both Asus ZenPad Z8 and Xiaomi Mi Pad feature a 7.9-inch display that has a resolution of 2048x1536 pixels resulting in a pixel density of 326 ppi. While former can give a wide viewing angle, the latter is protected with the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Asus ZenPad Z8 has an hexa-core processor
The ZenPad Z8 is equipped with an hexa-core 64-bit Snapdragon 650 processor under its hood that is teamed up with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of storage space that can be expanded up to 128 GB.
The Xiaomi Mi Pad is energized by a 2.2 GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor with similar RAM and storage capacity as the ZenPad Z8. So, obviously the hexa-core processor can do better in terms of processing.
Zen UI or MIUI?
It is your choice to decide between the Zen UI based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and the MIUI on the Mi Pad. Both render different user experiences that will be preferred based on the user.
Front camera in Xiaomi Mi Pad sounds Good
The Asus offering boasts an 8 MP main snapper at its back and a 2 MP front-facing selfie shooter. On the other hand, the Mi Pad makes use of an 8 MP main camera at its back with f/2.0 aperture and a better 5 MP front-facer with a similar aperture.
4G LTE is lacking in Xiaomi
The Asus ZenPad Z8 excels the Xiaomi Mi Pad in terms of connectivity. It comes with 4G LTE support and USB Type-C port that the Xiaomi tab actually lacks.
Mi Pad has a capacious battery
The Xiaomi Mi Pad features a great 6,700 mAh battery that will be more long lasting in comparison to the 4,680 mAh battery in the Asus tab.